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Bloom, Dan; Melton, Laura; Michalopoulos, Charles; Scrivener, Susan; Walter, Johanna – 2000
Connecticut's Jobs First program, which began operating in January 1996, combines a time limit on welfare receipt with generous financial work incentives and requires recipients to participate in employment-related services targeted toward rapid job placement. The impacts of the Jobs First program were examined by following several thousand…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Comparative Analysis, Employment Level
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Myint-U, Athi; O'Donnell, Lydia; Phillips, Dawna – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2012
This technical brief describes updates to a database of dropout prevention programs and policies in 2006/07 created by the Regional Education Laboratory (REL) Northeast and Islands and described in the Issues & Answers report, "Piloting a searchable database of dropout prevention programs in nine low-income urban school districts in the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Databases, Maintenance
National Inst. of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Dept. of Justice/LEAA), Washington, DC. – 1978
This volume analyzes existing and proposed correctional industries in Connecticut. First, the results of a survey made to determine the potential inmate work force for prison industry are presented as inmate profiles, descriptions of inmate and supervisor attitudes, and analyses of parolees' employment and recidivism rates. In part 2, four…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Cost Effectiveness
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Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools. – 1985
Bilingual vocational training programs (BVTPs) are provided at 10 regional vocational-technical schools (RVTSs) throughout Connecticut. The BVTP model is based on the following components: job-entry trade and related education skills taught bilingually, job-specific English-as-a-second-language (ESL) instruction, preventive counseling and a life…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Agency Cooperation, Bilingual Education, Cooperative Planning
Peters, Alan H.; Fisher, Peter S. – 2002
The effectiveness of state enterprise zone programs was examined by using a hypothetical-firm model called the Tax and Incentives Model-Enterprise Zones (TAIM-ez) model to analyze the value of enterprise zone incentives to businesses across the United States and especially in the 13 states that had substantial enterprise zone programs by 1990. The…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Corporations, Cost Effectiveness, Definitions
Markowitz, Selma Lee – 1973
A four-month study was undertaken to prepare a plan for the articulation of those educational programs for nursing-related health occupations for which the Connecticut Division of Vocational Education shares responsibility: nursing assistant programs in the comprehensive high schools; practical nurse education programs; and community college…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Allied Health Occupations Education, Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. – 1967
A TOTAL OF 272 SCHOOL ALIENATED YOUTH--DROPOUTS AND POTENTIAL DROPOUTS--WERE SERVED BY THE CENTER BETWEEN NOVEMBER 1965 AND JUNE 1967 IN THE FOLLOWING VOCATIONAL AREAS--AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES, CHILD CARE, FOOD SERVICES, HEALTH SERVICES, RETAILING SERVICES, OFFICE OPERATIONS, MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR, AND LANDSCAPING AND…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Classification, Counseling
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT. – 1989
This curriculum guide, developed for high schools in Connecticut, outlines a 4-year program for training microcomputer software technicians. Following a list of nine general objectives of the program, the guide provides a list of competencies that students are expected to develop in each of the courses of the 4-year program. The guide then…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs
Sayers, Dennis – 1984
This manual is designed to provide bilingual educators with information concerning the realistic potential of microcomputers in vocational education programs. Discussed first are the benefits, limitations, and hardware configurations of computer-assisted language learning (CALL). The next chapter deals with courseware and instructional management…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Bilingual Education, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction